|African voices: an anthology of native African writing - Rutherfoord, Peggy|
Keywords: African literature
|Nomadic Sexualities and Nationalities: Postcolonial Performative Words and Visual Texts (2004) - Vigo, Julian|
This article examines Khatibi's notion of the 'bilingue' and "pensee-autre" in relationship to a nomadic body.
Keywords: nomadism; postcolonial studies; body politics; writing; North African literature
|African image - Mphahlele, Es'kia|
Keywords: Black race; Africans in literature; African literature--History and criticism
|The celebrated romance of the stealing of the mare : - Abu Obeyd, ca. 10th cent|
Veterinary Library's copy part of the John A. Seaverns Equine Collection
Keywords: Horses; Arabic literature; Literature, Medieval; Epic literature; North African literature; Middle Eastern literature
|AUTHORS IN CONVERSATION | Chinelo Okparanta in conversation with Sarah Ladipo Manyika - Museum of the African Diaspora|
A conversation with Chinelo Okparanta and Sarah Ladipo Manyika co-presented by Museum of the African Diaspora and Litquake. Chinelo Okparanta will read from her highly acclaimed collection of short stories Happiness, Like Water. Born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Chinelo Okparanta earned her B.Sc. from the Pennsylvania State University, her M.A. from Rutgers University, and her M.F.A from the Iowa Writers' Workshop...
Keywords: podcast; chinelo okparanta; Sarah Ladipo Manyika; Museum of the African Diaspora; Litquake; literature; author; writing; nigeria; africa; rutgers; kenya; caine prize for african literature; african literature; sfsu; san francisco; san francisco state university; books; happiness like water; harcourt; chinelo
|Oral Literature in Africa - Ruth Finnegan|
Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the continent of Africa. This revised edition makes Finnegan’s ground-breaking research available to the next generation of scholars. It includes a new introduction, additional images and an updated bibliography, as well as its original chapters on poetry,...
Keywords: African literature; Folk literature; African Folk literature; African History and criticism; African Literary Criticism; Africa Oral tradition; Africa Social Science; Folklore & Mythology,Limba, Sierra Leone , Unglued
|Marc Caplan 20December2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)|
Marc Caplan- Professor of Yiddish Literature, Language, and Culture at Johns Hopkins University - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 20, 2011 at the Association for Jewish Studies conference in Washington, D.C. This interview is entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story. To cite this interview: Marc Caplan Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral Hi...
Keywords: Yiddish language interview; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; United States; Education; Literature; Books; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish scene; Other languages; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Western Europe; Transmission; Jewish community; Love; Relationships; Marc Caplan; Louisiana; American South; Civil War; Benjamin Harshav; Yale University; New Year's Eve; Cochon de lait; New York City; African Literature; Johns Hopkins University; Mordkhe Schaechter; Beatrice Brukhe Caplan; Ken Binyomen Moss; Afn Shvel; Sheva Zucker; Zachary Sholem Berger; London; England; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture